Dementia does not form part of the natural growing old process as it is caused by diseases of the brain and the most common being Alzheimer’s. I think most people would believe that dementia is an older person’s illness, when in fact younger people in their 40’s and 50’s can also be affected. According to … Read moreCould My Memory Loss be Dementia?
If you have recently been diagnosed with a male cancer or just finished a course of treatment a holiday may be just what you need. Here at Free Spirit we believe having a male cancer shouldn’t stop you from travelling abroad and experiencing new holiday destinations however, you may need to consider where you go, … Read moreTravelling abroad with a male cancer
In April this year I wrote about the male cancer awareness week that was run by Orchid Fighting Male Cancer however, this month see’s the UK’s first national campaign Blue September. This campaign is to raise awareness of all male cancers including prostate, penile and testicular to name a few. It is still a shocking … Read moreBlue September is a nationwide campaign to raise awareness about all male cancers.
What is fibromyalgia? The name fibromyalgia comes from three words: ‘fibro’ is a Latin word, meaning fibrous tissues such as tendons and ligaments ‘my’ is a Greek word, meaning muscles ‘algia’ is also a Greek word, meaning pain Fibromyalgia is a long term chronic condition which causes many symptoms but mainly widespread pain within all … Read moreLiving with Fibromyalgia